The quotation was ‘IS THIS A [DAGGER] WHICH I SEE BEFORE ME’ (1/44) (Macbeth).18, 22, 2, 27, 29 and 30D are daggers. BASELARD (diagonally from the 12th row) was to be shaded. VILE STUFF suggests BASE LARD.
First prize Michael Sargisson, Norwich
Runners-up Brian Willis, Bicton, Australia; Deborah Davis, Sholing, Southampton
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